Part 56: Where Would You Like to See More Agricultural Funding Directed?

Each week we run three of your responses to the question: Where Would You Like to See More Agricultural Funding Directed?

(Photo credit: Bernard Pollack)

1. Sandra Kennedy says:
“I would like to see them dispersed with assistance in Haiti.”

2. Ian Walker, Canada says:
“More investment should be directed to supporting marketing of crops, upgrading infrastructure and encouraging producer co – ops.

3. Shenggen Fan, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) says:
“The answer to your question should be regional or even country specific.  In general, I would like to see (1) More agricultural research that can lead technologies and farming practices applicable to smallholders, (2) rural roads that link smallholders to markets and market information for smallholders, (3) productive agricultural safety nets, (4) capacity building to strengthen policy making capacity in developing countries, so they can lead and drive their own agricultural development agenda.

Part 51: Gideon Behar (Senegal), Benjamin Tchoffo (Cameroon), & Stephanie Hanson (Kenya)
Part 52: Chris Reij (Netherlands), Matty Demont (Senegal), & Ann Waters-Bayer (Germany)
Part 53: Dennis Karamuzi (Rwanda), Mark Muller (USA), & @Peterballantyne (via twitter)
Part 54: King-David Amoah (Ghana), Tom Hager (USA), & Jim DeVries (USA)
Part 55: Sheila Huggins-Rao, Regassa, & Luc Maene

What is your answer? Email me at Dnierenberg@Worldwatch.org or tweet your response to @WorldWatchAg

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